Volume 7, #144
Loch Shop’s Stuck on Campus Sale, Dec. 10 to Dec. 21
The Loch Shop will be having its annual “Stuck On Campus” sale, starting on Monday, Dec. 10 and running through Friday, Dec. 21.
Included in the same will be such bargains as limited edition Clayton State University Christmas ornaments for $9.99, Buy 2 Bargain Books, get one free (of equal or lesser value), as well as deep discounts on the most popular authors in the tradebook section.
Finish your holiday shopping with great deals, free gift wrapping, no parking hassles and plenty of Laker Pride.
Biweekly Payroll Reminder – Estimated ADP E-Time Approvals Required, Dec. 14
Notice to all employees and managers/supervisors:
Due to the Winter Break, approvals of all biweekly time must be estimated and approved by 5 p.m., Friday, Dec. 14, for the payroll ending on Dec. 21, 2012.
The week of Dec. 15 to Dec. 21 must be estimated. Please submit a paper timesheet if any corrections to the estimated time need to be made. Corrections will be processed on the following payroll.
If you have any questions, including password resets, while attempting to approve or update a time card, please contact our SSC Customer Support Team.
Bursar’s Office Closed for Staff Development, Dec. 14
The Bursar’s office will be closed on Friday, Dec. 14 for staff development. The Bursar’s office will resume regular business hours on Monday, Dec. 17.
Budget & Finance Closed, Dec. 14
The Office of Budget & Finance will be closed Friday, Dec. 14, for staff development.
Procurement Services Closed for Staff Development, Dec. 14
Procurement Services will be closed on Friday, Dec. 14 for staff development. Procurement Services will resume regular business hours on Monday, Dec. 17.
Clayton State Alumnus John Morrow to be Commissioned on Campus as Marine Second Lieutenant, Dec. 15
John Lewis Morrow, a May 2012 honors graduate of Clayton State University with a B.S. in Biology, will be returning to campus on Saturday, Dec. 15 to be commissioned as a second lieutenant in the United State Marine Corps.
The ceremony, which is open to the public, will take place at outdoor the Judge Eugene Lawson Amphitheater, located between the Baker Center and Spivey Hall, starting at 10 a.m.
Department of Teacher Education Looks for Feedback for Accreditation
The Department of Education at Clayton State University is currently undergoing its reaccreditation process through the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). As part of this on-going process, the Department of Teacher Education has announced the opportunity for all interested parties to provide feedback on the University’s Teacher Education Program to its accrediting agency.
Interested parties are invited to submit third-party comments to NCATE. Please note that comments must address substantive matters related to the quality of professional education programs offered, and should specify the party's relationship to the institution, for example; graduate, present or former faculty member, employer of graduates, etc.
The Clayton State Department of Teacher Education invites written comments to be submitted to:
Board of Examiners
2010 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Ste. 500
Washington, DC 20036-1023
Or by e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Correspondence will be submitted to Clayton State for response via NCATE¹s Accreditation Information Management System (AIMS). NCATE will not upload anonymous comments to the board of examiners team or institutions.
For questions, please contact Monica Siengo at: email@example.com
The Loch Shop Launches New Custom Fan Shop; www.claytonstategear.com
Clayton State University Laker fans can now do all their holiday shopping on-line, with one easy click of the mouse.
Todd Smith, manager of the University’s Loch Shop, has announced the launch of www.claytonstategear.com
, the official online store for Clayton State Athletics devoted exclusively to selling Laker athletic gear. From Adidas to Under Armour, www.claytonstategear.com
has something for every Laker fan, while offering the ease of online purchasing.
“Our new custom fan shop, www.claytonstategear.com
, allows the Loch Shop to offer its customers a larger number of items than we have space to offer in our current bricks and mortar location,” notes Smith, who adds that The Loch Shop splits the proceeds from every sale with the Clayton State Athletics Department.
Jessica Valadez, the developer of the new site and college program manager for Advanced-Online, says that www.claytonstategear.com
should have between 300 to 500 products available online, and will continue to add new products throughout the year. She also promises to run monthly promotions (the current one is a gift with a $50 purchase) throughout the year as well.
Announcing the Loch Shop Survey Prize Winners
Congratulations to students Tina Wright and Taylor Hughes and staff member Heidi Benford. Each will receive a $50 Loch Shop gift card as winners in the Bookstore survey random prize drawing.
The Loch Shop would like to thank the campus community for their feedback on our operations. Your input has a significant impact in determining how we develop our plans for the future as well as letting us know areas we need to improve in order to ensure you are receiving the best customer service possible. We are thrilled we received 94 percent or higher positive rating and will strive to reach a perfect satisfaction level of 100 percent.
Thank you again for all who participated in the Survey Process for the Loch Shop!
Loch Shop and LakerCard Center Hours During Semester Break
Dec. 10 – 21, 2012
- Monday – Thursday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
- Friday: 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
CLOSED – Dec. 22, 2012 – Jan. 1, 2013
Jan. 2, 2013
- 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
*Loch Shop and LakerCard Operating Hour for the Beginning of Spring 2013
Operating hours for the Loch Shop and LakerCard Center are available at:
- Loch Shop Hours
- LakerCard Hours
Dining Services Hours During Semester Break
Lakeside Dining Hall
- Last meal for Fall 2012: Lunch on Friday, Dec. 7
- CLOSED: Dec. 10 – Jan. 6
- Normal service resumes Monday, Jan. 7
Visit Holiday Operating Hours
for information about all retail units.
Loch Shop and LakerCard Operating Hours for the Beginning of Spring 2013
Operating hours for the Loch Shop and LakerCard Center are available at:
- Loch Shop Hours
- LakerCard Hours
Desire 2 Learn Training Opportunities
Below is a link to the HUB’s site for upcoming training in Desire2Learn.
Youth Today Soliciting Subscribers
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"Coming to America: Celebrating the Immigrant Experience" Now on YouTube
The National Archives at Atlanta is proud to announce the "release" of its immigration-themed video, "Coming to America: Celebrating the Immigrant Experience."
NARA's social media team posted the video to NARA's YouTube channel on Friday afternoon; without any advance word or notice, the video has been viewed more than 100 times since then.
The link to the video on YouTube is http://youtu.be/WPDJU8Fg0ps
. ("Join the National Archives at Atlanta for a Naturalization Ceremony that it hosted on July 20, 2012. Share the joy of new citizens and learn about NARA records that document the path to citizenship, often times with surprising and poignant results.")
SBDC Starting a Business Workshop, Jan. 11 at Clayton State - Fayette
The first installment of the Clayton State Small Business Development Center’s (SBDC) popular “Starting a Business” workshop for 2013 will be held on Friday, Jan. 11, from 9 a.m. to noon at the University’s Clayton State – Fayette instructional site, 100 World Dr., Ste. 100, Peachtree City, Ga.
PowerPoint handouts and a book, “How to Start a Business: A Guide for Georgia Entrepreneurs” are provided as part of the $69 registration fee.
To register, go to: http://www.georgiasbdc.org
. or call (678) 466-5100.
Current Clayton State students and staff receive a 50 percent discount if they contact SBDC’s Heather Chaney at (678) 466-5100 for the discount code.
First Lego League Super Regional Qualifier, Jan. 12
Clayton State, specifically the College of Information and Mathematical Sciences, will once again be hosting the First Lego League Super Regional Qualifier.
The event will be held on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, in the Baker Center (largely on Main Street and the Commons Area) from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. CIMS’ Jay Terry is heading up the organization of the event. For details will be forthcoming.
King’s Celebration 2013, Jan. 15 to Jan. 21
The Annual Dr. Martin Luther King (MLK), Jr. Celebration is a collaborative effort between the Department of Campus Life, AmeriCorps, Diversity Education Experiences for Peers (D.E.E.P.) Educators, the Tau Epsilon Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., and the Sigma Sigma Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., to commemorate the life of Dr. King and significant events that occurred during the Civil Rights movement.
Jan. 15 — MLK Rally
Campus Life, in collaboration with AmeriCorps and D.E.E.P. Educators, will sponsor a rally at Forest Park High School to educate students about Dr. King’s dream, vision, and life as well as celebrate his legacy.
2 p.m. – 3 p.m., Forest Park High School
Sponsored by: AmeriCorps and D.E.E.P. Peer Educators
Jan. 15 — I Have A Dream March and Candlelight Vigil
Students, faculty and staff are invited to participate in the annual MLK March in honor of individuals that fought for civil rights of all mankind. The MLK March procession will end at the Lawson Amphitheatre with a candlelight vigil in remembrance of Dr. King’s birthday, legacy and dream.
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., James M. Baker University Center Quad and Lawson Amphitheatre
Sponsored by: Campus Life, D.E.E.P. Peer Educators, and Tau Epsilon Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Sigma Sigma Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
Jan. 20 — King’s Sunday Supper
Inspired by the legacy of Dr. King, America's Sunday Supper invites people from diverse backgrounds to come together to share a meal, discuss issues that affect our community and highlight our shared values and strengths.
4 p.m. – 6 p.m. , Student Activities Center Ballroom
Sponsored by: Campus Life, Tau Epsilon Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. and Sigma Sigma Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
Jan. 21 — MLK Day of Service and MLK March
The campus community will engage in a series of volunteer projects in the Atlanta area in tribute to the work and life of Dr. King. Transportation will be provided for 25 participants. For more information regarding registration for this event, please contact LaShanda Hardin at LaShandaHardin@clayton.edu
8 a.m. – 3 p.m., Atlanta
Sponsored by: Department of Campus Life